This post contains affiliate links. Making salt dough ornaments is a great Christmas activity for kids of all ages. It's easy to prepare using just a few ingredients from your kitchen, so it's very frugal too. I also love the fact that it only uses natural ingredients, so it won't be a problem if your … Continue reading How To Make Salt Dough Ornaments
Last week we went on a very special trip to see Santa. We took a trip to Wansford in Cambridgeshire to ride the Nene Valley Railway Santa Special train. It was a great day out and it really got us in the festive spirit. I went with Ollie, my Mum, sister and 1 year old … Continue reading Our Trip To See Santa – Nene Valley Railway
This post contains affiliate links Since becoming a stay at home Mum, I've been constantly on the lookout for new ways to make extra cash. I've tried loads of different ways to make money from home so I can spend my days with my son and Matched Betting is without a doubt the best. … Continue reading Can You Really Make Money By Matched Betting?
This post contains affiliate links. Books are a huge part of our home life. I've been obsessed with reading and books since I was a kid and Ollie seems to be the same. I love cuddling up on the sofa and reading a book together before bedtime. It's the perfect way for us to get … Continue reading Brilliant Books For 2 Year Olds
Black Friday is undoubtedly one of the best times of the year to grab a bargain. I'm sharing my best Black Friday tips to help you save big this year! A lot of people think Black Friday deals might not be all they're cracked up to be. Yes it's true some retailers do use sneaky … Continue reading How To Get The Best Black Friday Savings
Christmas is only a few weeks away and lots of us are already feeling the pressure to buy our children lots of new (often expensive) toys. But do we really need to? I've lost track of the number of times I've heard people say kids love playing with cardboard boxes more than the presents inside. … Continue reading Toy Box vs Cardboard Box – What Kids Really Love!
Recently we went on a family holiday to North Yorkshire. While we were there we visited Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary and had a great family day out. There's loads to see and do and it can be very cheap! We've been to this sanctuary with Ollie's big bro before and really enjoyed it, but it's … Continue reading Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary- Frugal Family Days Out
Christmas is and always has been my favourite time of year. But for a lot of people, Christmas isn't so magical. Especially if they're struggling to put food on the table. That's why I'm taking part in the UK Money Bloggers Reverse Advent Calendar. Instead of opening a door each day and taking a treat, … Continue reading I’m Joining In The Reverse Advent Calendar Campaign
If you're looking to save some cash on your grocery shopping, batch cooking is the way to go. Ask any thrifty person and I'm sure they'll tell you the same! I save hundreds of pounds a year, not to mention a whole lot of time just by batch cooking. So what is batch cooking? Batch … Continue reading How Batch Cooking Saves Me Hundreds A Year
Two weeks ago my partner and I bought our first house together. It's been a very exciting time, but also quite stressful. As a first time buyer I didn't realise how much more there is to getting a mortgage than just saving a deposit. The last 2 years have been hard work and at … Continue reading 10 Things Every First Time Buyer Needs To Do